EPPY Winners 2017

WINNERS LIST
CATEGORY WINNER

1 million unique monthly visitors and over
WINNER

Under 1 million unique monthly visitors
Best Daily Newspaper Website BostonGlobe.com Winnipeg Free Press
Best News Website The Intercept ExpressNews.com – San Antonio Express-News
Best Weekly or Non-Daily Newspaper Website * No Winner LasVegasWeekly.com
Best Business/Finance Website Bloomberg GrowthSpotter.com
Best Sports Website The Undefeated * No Winner
Best Entertainment/Cultural News Hip-Hop: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette OnMilwaukee
Best Investigative/Enterprise Feature on a Website (TIE)Vanishing: The Earth’s Sixth Mass Extinction – CNN
(TIE)Code of Silence – The Intercept
(TIE)Bias on the bench – Sarasota Herald Tribune
(TIE)
Life in Transition – San Antonio Express-News
Best Collaborative Investigative/Enterprise Reporting Politics of Pain – The Associated Press and The Center for Public Integrity Kansas Wind Project – GateHouse Kansas
Best News or Event Feature on a Website (TIE)Hurricane Matthew – weather.com | The Weather Channel
(TIE)STATE: The Trigger & the Choice – CNN
Nuclear Negligence – The Center for Public Integrity
Best Business Reporting on a Website AT&T, Time Warner Merger – Bloomberg The end of the road – San Antonio Express-News
Best Digital Magazine The Rivers of Tennessee – The Tennessean The Wilson Center – The Wilson Quarterly
Best Innovation Project on a Website North Exposure – The Globe and Mail The Perspective – Perspective-Media LTD
Best Use of Data/Infographics on a Website (TIE)Boomtown, Flood Town – ProPublica and The Texas Tribune
(TIE)The Anatomy of Cancer – Singapore Press Holdings
Bias on the bench – Sarasota Herald Tribune
Best Community Service on a Media-Affiliated Website Toxic City – Philadelphia Media Network Carbon Wars – The Center for Public Integrity
Best Social Media/Crowd Sourcing The Fight at Standing Rock on Facebook – Splinter #CitizenSleuth – The Center for Public Integrity and Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting
Best Mobile App The TODAY Show App – NBC News | TODAY TN Todo Noticias Android and iOS App – ARTEAR SA
Best News or Event Feature Video Money, Power & Sexual Harassment – CNNMoney The Art of Detainment: Guantánamo Bay, Cuba – The Medill Justice Project
Best Sports Video Average Joes begin 22-week Wimp 2 Warrior MMA camp – Las Vegas Review-Journal (TIE)’JDF16,’ from the streets of Cuba to Major League baseball stardom – Univision News Digital
(TIE)Amateur Boxing Champion Punches for the Gold – Temple University
Best Enterprise/Investigative Video Midway: A Plastic Island – CNN MLK’s Last Words – The Commercial Appeal
Best Podcast Murder on the Space Coast Season 2 – Florida Today Shaken – The Medill Justice Project
Best Photojournalism of a Website (TIE)ESPN –2
(TIE)Charlottesville – Splinter
Northern Stars – Winnipeg Free Press
Best Overall Website Design TripSavvy – Dotdash * No Winner
Best Redesign/Relaunch MACH and BETTER Redesign – NBC News NWHerald.com – Shaw Media newspapers
Best Editorial/Political Cartoon The Best of Walt Handelsman – Capital City Press * No Winner
Best Promotional/Marketing Campaign * No Winner The Oklahoman’s All-City Prep Sports Awards
Best Business Blog Matt Levine – Bloomberg
Best News/Political Blog Timothy L. O’Brien -Bloomberg Buying of the President 2016 – The Center for Public Integrity
Best College/University Newspaper Website NYCity News Service – CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Best College/University News or Event Feature Invisible Hands – CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Best College/University Investigative
Documentary Report
Killing Rikers – Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
*Winners must receive a score in the top one-third of the average score across all categories within their division. As a result, there may be no winner in categories not reaching this threshold.

2017 EPPY JUDGES
Dustin Barnes – The Clarion-Ledger Meg Martin – Minnesota Public Radio
Peter Bhatia – The Cincinnati Enquirer Laura McAdoo – The Seattle Times
Jak Boumans  – Electronic Media Reporting Jeremy McBain – Petoskey News-Review
Meredith Broussard –New York University Christine McKenna – Lehman College, CUNY
Clytie Bunyan – The Oklahoman & NewsOK.com Bob Moser – GrowthSpotter
Neil Burk – The Paper of Montgomery County Javier Moya – The Tab Gang, Revista Don
Matt Carroll – Northeastern University Paul Myers – The Foothills Sun-Gazette
Neil Chase – The Mercury News and the East Bay Times Bernie Oravec – Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Paul Cheung – NBC News Digital Antonio Pasagali – Prodigioso Volcan, Spain
Chris Coates – Herald & Review Emily Passer – NBC News Group
Linda Corcoran – Cape Cod Times Allison Petty – Herald & Review
Kevin Dale – Cronkite News at Arizona PBS/ASU Autumn Phillips – Quad-City Times
Kristen DelGuzzi – The Arizona Republic Troy Piekarski – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Matt DeRienzo – LION Publishers Ed Pikulski – Times-Shamrock Communications
Roberto Escardo – Content and Marketing Specialist Tomari Quinn – The Topeka Capital Journal
Tim Gallagher – The 20/20 Network John Reidy – Herald & Review
Dr. Mario Garcia – Columbia University Seth Rogan – Nucleus Marketing Solutions
Andrew Green – Thomson Reuters Bridget Sibthorp-Moecker – Herald & Review
Erik Hall – The Roanoke Times Chris Sosa – Chicago Tribune
Sam Hall – The Clarion-Ledger/USA TODAY Jamie Stockwell – San Antonio Express-News
Chris Harper – Temple University Otto Strong – ESPN
Rich Jackson – Times-News Josh Sweigart – Dayton Daily News
Keith Jordan – Upstream Digital Media Annika Toernqvist – Sonoma Media Investments
Colleen Kelly – Star Tribune Liz White – Record Journal
Laura Lane – The Times of Northwest Indiana Lance Williams – USA TODAY/TENNESSEE
Ross Lasley – Ross Lasley Academy Hannah Wise – Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/CBCNews.ca
Yvonne Latty – New York University Jim Zachary – The Valdosta Daily Times
Robert Long – Kiplinger Washington Editors John Zaktansky – The Daily Item/Inside Pennsylvania
David Lucas – Thomson Reuters Jose Zamora – Univision
Mark Mahoney – The Daily Gazette